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Fragment of a terracotta neck-amphora (jar)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek, Clazomenian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Acquired by exchange from The University Museum, Philadelphia, 1955
Accession Number:
55.71.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Sphinx

The use of white dots for articulation is characteristic of Clazomenian vase-painting.
From Egypt, Tell Defenneh

Höckmann, Ursula. 2012. "Konkordanz der Aufbewahrungsorte." Archäologische Studien zu Naukratis: Griechische Keramik des 7. und 6. Jhs. v. Chr. aus Naukratis und anderen Orten in Ägypten. p. 475, Möhnesee: Bibliopolis.

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